Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how the HR patch collects and uses any personal information we collect about you when you use this website.

The HR patch is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

When is Data Collected?

We collect information about you when you instruct us to provide advice or enquire about our services; visit our website; complete our ‘get in touch’ on line form; subscribe to our updates; apply for employment with us; attend one of our events; and engage in business dealings with us.

How is Data Used?


When you visit our website, a record of your visit is made. That data is used completely anonymously, in order to determine the number of people who visit our website and the most frequently used sections of the site. This enables us to continually update and refine the site. If you use any forms on the website to send an email to us, a record will also be made of your email address and your telephone number.


We may collect, store, use and disclose the information collected to compile statistical data and to; maintain our database; develop/improve our website; respond to any enquiries; notify you of any upcoming offers or events; provide you with publications; provide you or your organisation with advice; determine suitability for employment and for other marketing purposes.

We will not use or disclose your personal data for any other purpose which is not related (or in the case of special category data, directly related) to the above purposes without your consent, unless otherwise authorised, required or permitted under the laws of England and Wales.

When is Data Disclosed?

We may disclose your personal information on a confidential basis to external service providers so that they can provide services such as financial or administrative services in connection with the operation of our business; and to any person (where necessary) in connection with their services, such as law enforcement, regulatory authorities or to partners or advisors.


If we engage external service providers, we will take reasonable steps to ensure those entities comply with their obligations under the General Data Protection Regulations when they handle your personal information. We will also ensure external service providers are only authorised to use personal information for the limited purposes specified in our agreement with them.


Amendments & Access to your Data


You have a right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the personal information we have on file please use our contact form, stating 'Personal Data Request' in the subject field.. Identification will also be requested for security.


We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate or out of date.

Deletion of your Data or Unsubscribing

If you no longer wish to receive updates, articles or marketing material from the HR patch, please use our contact form, stating 'Unsubscribe' in the subject field.


If you would like us to delete any or all of your information from our files, please use our contact form, stating 'Delete' in the subject field.




A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Content Rights

The rights in material on the website are protected by international copyright, software and trademark laws and you agree to use the website in a way which does not infringe these rights. You may copy material  for your own private or domestic purposes, but no copying for any commercial or business use is permitted.

Other Websites


Our website contains links to other sites. This privacy policy only applies to the HR patch website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policy.

Modern Slavery Act statement

We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. 

Amendments to this Privacy Policy


The HR patch may change this policy by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.


This policy is effective from 1st March 2018.